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Folk Fest profile: Mike Truax

One of the best things about the Alaska Folk Festival, said longtime performer Mike Truax, is its consistency. The rules that defined it when he first got on stage - free to the public and open to all performers - still...
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Photos: Reigning plays in the Rainball tournament of 32 teams competed and results will run when available.This year, four Rainball pioneers were honored:? Mike Truax has played in almost all the Rainball tournaments including attending a game after watching his daughter being born...
Rainball Softball Awards

...Juneau Softball Association honored four long-time participants during its awards presentations Sunday. Jeff Hansen, Mike Truax, Bob Sims and Linda Taylor each received JSA Pioneer jackets with their last name embroidered on them. Hansen's jacket...
Gold Street Music set for Saturday

...Lutheran Church, 10th St and Glacier Ave.Featured performers will be Odin Brudie and Frankie Pillifant, Irene Muller, Mike Truax and The Wool Pullers (Liz Snyder and Alex Kotlarsz).Admission is $5 at the door.
What's happening this week, April 1

...Theater. A performance of Tabor's original songs with guests Albert McDonnell, Sean Tracy, Betsy Sims, Martha Stey, Mike Truax, Collette Costa and others. Part of the KXLL Spotlight Series.Alaska Folk Festival, April 6-12, Centennial Hall...
Photos: Music on the Mountain

...Nelson; Full Circle (Mary DeSmet, Greg Burger and Don Rudolph); Riley Woodford, Simon Taylor and Shona Strauser; Mike Truax; Paul Zahasky; and Alex Marvel. The annual event is organized by Gold Street Music.
Folk Fest profile: Jane Roodenburg

...Henry who write such incredible music."Musicians who have inspired her include her fellow Bobbs as well as Tabor, Mike Truax, Burl Sheldon and Elva Bontrager, who hosted singing circles at the House of Wickersham for many years and now organizes...
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Photo: Enshrined in bronze

...Division 50A. The team includes, front row from left, John Greely, Bill Holbrook, Phil Melendrez, Steve Houlihan, Mike Truax, Craig Hamada and Dan VanDusseldorp. Back row from left, Gary Dekeman, Dave Audet, Paul Dillon, manager Faye VanDusseldorp...
'Savories, Sweets & Songs' organized to help Juneau's Bontrager

...will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 29, at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Bontrager's honor, and will include music by Mike Truax, the Alaska String Band, Stuart Ely, and others. Attendees should bring a dessert or savory treat to share or auction...
Memorial for church lost to Sunday fire

...had contra-dance memories from the hall, she said, introducing local performers who eulogized the place in song. Mike Truax recalled the first concert he performed there was a tribute to Bob Dylan. Buddy Tabor elicited laughter as he recalled...


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